The BULLITT Mustang 2018 Page

Not only for the history records 

Revealed on the 14th. of January 2018 in Detroit (NAIAS)

Pictures by Ponysite contributor on site (Name withheld)

The official press text 

Detroit, January 14th, 2018 – As a special-edition model due out this summer – the all-new Mustang Bullitt is equipped with a manual transmission, and the gear shifter features a white cue ball shift knob as a nod to the original. The vehicle packages all Mustang GT Premium and Performance Package content into a vehicle that maintains the original Bullitt’s understated persona.

An active valve performance exhaust system is standard with new Black NitroPlate™ exhaust tips, and retuned to give the car a signature burble, as well as new Open Air Induction System and Shelby GT350 intake manifold with 87mm throttle bodies and powertrain control module calibration for optimal performance.

Other standard equipment includes a heated leather steering wheel and a 12-inch all-digital LCD instrument cluster, identical in function to the cluster introduced on 2018 Mustang, but with a unique Bullitt welcome screen that starts in green with an image of the car rather than the pony.

“This new Bullitt is, as Steve McQueen was, effortlessly cool,” said Darrell Behmer, Mustang chief designer. “As a designer, it’s my favorite Mustang – devoid of stripes, spoilers and badges. It doesn’t need to scream about anything – it’s just cool.”

Exterior paint choices are limited to Shadow Black and the classic Dark Highland Green – as worn in the movie. Other features that pay tribute to the car McQueen drove are subtle chrome accents around the grille and front windows, classic torque thrust 19-inch aluminum wheels, red painted Brembo™ brakes, and a unique black front grille. Inside and out, the vehicle uses minimal badging; only the circular faux gas cap Bullitt logo on the rear center is visible on the exterior.

The leather-trimmed interior features unique green accent stitching on the dashboard, door panels, center console and seats.

That reputation was born after a Mustang GT fastback played a prominent role in the 1968 movie, and most notably in a chase scene that set new standards in filmmaking. The film’s nearly 10-minute-long sequence followed McQueen chasing down two hitmen in his Mustang through the streets of San Francisco.



  • New limited-edition Mustang Bullitt features retuned 5.0-liter V8 engine that packs at least 475 horsepower and 420 lb.-ft. of torque and tops out at 163 mph
  • New version salutes 1968 movie car with effortlessly cool appearance, available classic Dark Highland Green exterior paint and subtle chrome accents; interior highlights include 12-inch all-digital LCD instrument cluster and available RECARO® black leather-trimmed seats with unique green accent stitching

Price projected between 53.000 and 55.000 Dollar


The Bullitt 2018 Package

Aside from the two exterior paint choices, Mustang Bullitt buyers are limited to three factory-installed options

- Bullitt Electronics Package includes navigation, driver memory seats and mirrors, upgraded sound system and Blind Spot Information System with Cross-Traffic Alert, that can alert customers of vehicles detected in difficult-to-see places

- MagneRide® semi-active suspension system optimizes driving performance

- RECARO® black leather-trimmed seats

“When making a Bullitt, there are certain things it absolutely must have,” said Carl Widmann, Mustang chief engineer. “It has to have the right attitude, it has to be unique in some way from a Mustang GT, and more than anything, it has to be bad ass.”

Standard content  includes:

  • 5-speed manual transmission

The BULLITT 2018 Specs

  • Highland Green (unique to Bullitt) or Black exterior paint
  • Modified 19-inch aluminium Bullitt wheels and  black finish; pony logo cap  with 255/40ZR19 tires front and 275/40ZR19 rear
  • Red painted Brembo calipers
  • Modified badging
  • Unique sound tune
  • Black Exhaust tips
  • Unique black front grill


  • White shifter ball unique to Bullitt
  • Revised instrument cluster with LCD display
  • Recaro®-style sport front seats and styled steering wheel with Bullitt logo
  • Unique aluminum sill plate (scuff plate) with Bullitt logo
  • Serialization plate on strut tower brace ? Probably not, since it is not a limited run to avoid the dealer mark-ups.


  • 5.0 engine with 475 HP and 420 ft/lb torque
  • Max speed 163mph
  • GT350 intake manifold
  • GT350 inspired intake
  • 87mm throttle body
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